Israel, West hail Sharon, Arab world slams him

As Israelis and the West paid glowing tributes to late Israeli leader Ariel Sharon, the Arab world was less laudatory, slamming him as a "tyrant" and "criminal".

Israel kills Gaza militant blamed for rockets during Sharon funeral

Israel killed two Gaza gunmen in an air strike on Wednesday, blaming one of them for firing rockets across the border during former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon`s funeral last week.

Israel war hero Ariel Sharon buried after military state funeral

Hailed as an indomitable commander, Ariel Sharon, Israel`s war hero, was buried on Monday at his family`s Sycamore ranch.

Gaza projectiles hit Israel after Sharon burial: Army

Gaza militants fired two projectiles which struck an area close to the ranch where former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon was laid to rest on Monday.

Ariel Sharon memorial: World leaders bid farewell to `the bulldozer`

The memorial service for the military hero of Israel Ariel Sharon is being held at Knesset – the country`s Parliament building, with more than a dozen of foreign delegates in attendance.

Israel beefs up security for Sharon`s funeral near Gaza Strip

Sharon, who died on Saturday at the age of 85 after remaining in coma for eight years, will be laid to rest beside his wife Lily at Anemones Hill nearby the family`s northern Negev Sycamore Ranch this evening.

Shame that Ariel Sharon has gone to grave without facing justice: HRW

Widely known for his penchant for wars, former Israeli PM and military hero Ariel Sharon, would have ordered withdrawal from most of occupied territories, had he been in office said former PM Ehud Olmert.

Joe Biden to meet Israel`s Benjamin Netanyahu during visit for Ariel Sharon funeral

It will be Biden`s first trip to Israel since March 2010, when the surprise Israeli announcement of a major settlement-expansion project in a disputed area of East Jerusalem embarrassed US.

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon`s funeral to be held today

Israeli former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon will be buried on Monday at a site close to his family`s Sycamore Ranch in the southern Negev desert after a military funeral, following a memorial service at the Knesset which will be attended by dignitaries including US Vice President Joe Biden.

Joe Biden to lead US delegation for Sharon`s memorial service

US President Barack Obama said Vice President Joe Biden will lead the American delegation to the memorial service of the popular former Israeli premier.

Israelis pay final respects to ex-PM Ariel Sharon

US President and other world leaders mourned the death of iconic Israeli statesman Ariel Sharon on Sunday.

Comatose Sharon cried seeing photograph of late wife

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who died at a hospital near Tel Aviv, wept after seeing a picture of his late wife, a medical staff recalled.

Barack Obama says Ariel Sharon `dedicated his life to Israel`

President Barack Obama led US tributes to late Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon on Saturday, remembering him as "a leader who dedicated his life to the State of Israel."

Obama honors Sharon`s dedication to Israel, Biden to go to funeral

President Barack Obama on Saturday lauded the late Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon`s dedication to the Jewish state and reaffirmed an "unshakable commitment" to Israel`s security as Vice President Joe Biden prepared to attend the funeral.

Ariel Sharon transformed India-Israel ties

Ariel Sharon, the first Israeli Prime Minister to visit India, can be credited with transforming bilateral relations from diminutive defence and trade cooperation to the strategic ties of on Saturday.

Israel, West hail Sharon, Arab world slams him

As Israelis and the West today paid glowing tributes to late Israeli leader Ariel Sharon, the Arab world was less laudatory, slamming him as a "tyrant" and "criminal".

Clintons say Sharon `gave his life to Israel`

Former US president Bill Clinton and his wife Hillary, an ex-Secretary of State, praised Ariel Sharon on Saturday as a leader who "who gave his life to Israel."

Ex-Israel PM Sharon was a `criminal`: Palestinians

A senior Palestinian figure labelled Israeli former prime minister Ariel Sharon, who died on Saturday, as a criminal and expressed regret he was never taken before the International Criminal Court.

Israel, West hail Sharon, Arab world slams him

As Israelis and the West on Saturday paid glowing tributes to late Israeli leader Ariel Sharon, the Arab world was less laudatory, slamming him as a "tyrant" and "criminal".

Before Ariel Sharon: Some lengthy comas

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, who died aged 85 Saturday, had been in coma for eight years after suffering a massive stroke.